Butterflies of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
Butterflies of NC Butterflies of North Carolina Database
195 records
Common Name County Date Observer(s) Number Comments
1 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2023-09-24 H. Rayburn 4 Sandy Mush Game Land
2 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2023-09-18 B. Bockhahn 2 CHRO
3 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2023-07-16 M. Kastner et al. 3
4 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2023-07-15 M. Kastner et al. 1 Hard Times Trailhead
5 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2022-08-20 B. Bockhahn 1 FRBR - Farm and Lagoon Trail at Biltmore via bicycle
6 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2019-08-15 D. Johnston 2 Leicester area
7 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2019-08-04 Johnston, Lankford 5 Buncombe County butterfly count
8 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2018-09-14 Lankford et al. 45 Buncombe County butterfly count
9 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2018-07-10 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
10 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2018-06-05 K. Frye 2 Fairview yard
11 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2018-05-13 G. Lankford 1 Britten cove
12 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2017-09-17 Johnston, Stanton 25 Sandy Mush Game Land
13 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2017-08-20 P. DeGennaro 1 Owen Park
14 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2017-08-04 G. Lankford et al. 14 North Buncombe Co. butterfly count
15 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2017-08-01 D. Johnston 2 Leicester area
16 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2017-07-30 Johnston, Lankford, et al. 1 Sandy Mush Game Land -- Bear Creek section
17 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2017-07-29 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
18 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2017-07-26 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
19 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2017-06-24 G. Lankford 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
20 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2017-06-11 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
21 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2016-10-04 D. Johnston 2 Leicester area
22 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2016-09-24 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
23 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2016-08-05 Lankford and part 14 North Buncombe Butterfly Count
24 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2016-07-31 D. Johnston 5 Sandy Mush Game Land
25 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2016-07-24 D. Johnston 3 Sandy Mush Game Land
26 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2016-07-23 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
27 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2016-06-17 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
28 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-09-13 D. Johnston 2 Sandy Mush Game Land
29 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-09-13 Doug Johnston 2 Sandy Mush Game Land
30 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-09-12 D. Johnston 3 Leicester area
31 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-09-12 Doug Johnston 3 Leicester
32 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-09-03 Doug Johnston 5 Leicester
33 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-08-26 D. Johnston 3 Leicester area
34 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-08-20 Lankford et al. 16 North Buncombe butterfly count
35 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-08-17 Doug Johnston 3 Leicester
36 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-08-07 Doug Johnston 1 Leicester
37 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-08-04 D. Johnston 4 Sandy Mush Game Land
38 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-08-04 Doug Johnston 4 Sandy Mush Game Land
39 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-07-07 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
40 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-07-07 Doug Johnston 1 Leicester
41 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-06-28 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
42 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-06-28 Doug Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
43 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-06-21 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
44 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-06-21 Doug Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
45 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-06-14 Doug Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
46 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-06-10 D. Johnston 4 Sandy Mush Game Land
47 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-06-10 Doug Johnston 4 Sandy Mush Game Land
48 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-06-06 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
49 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-06-06 Doug Johnston 1 Leicester
50 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-05-18 R. Cavasin 1 Blue Ridge Parkway
51 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-05-16 R. Cavasin 3 Sandy Mush Game Land
52 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2015-05-16 Rick Cavasin 3 Sandy Mush Game Land -- Bear Creek Rd
53 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2014-09-26 S. Wood 2 Fairview yard
54 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2014-09-21 D. Johnston 2 Sandy Mush Game Land
55 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2014-09-21 Doug Johnston 2 Sandy Mush Game Land
56 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2014-09-20 Doug Johnston 3 Leicester
57 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2014-08-16 D. Johnston 2 Sandy Mush Game Land
58 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2014-08-16 Doug Johnston 2 Sandy Mush Game Land
59 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2014-08-04 D. Johnston et al. 9 Buncombe County butterfly count
60 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2014-08-04 Doug Johnston 2 Leicester
61 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2014-08-04 Doug Johnston 3 Sandy Mush Game Land
62 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2014-07-29 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
63 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2014-07-29 Doug Johnston 1 Leicester
64 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-10-22 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
65 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-10-20 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
66 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-10-08 Doug Johnston 2 Sandy Mush Game Land
67 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-10-06 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
68 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-10-04 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
69 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-09-29 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
70 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-09-22 D. Johnston 30 Sandy Mush Game Land
71 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-09-15 D. Johnston 2 Sandy Mush Game Land - Bear Creek access
72 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-09-13 D. Johnston 20 Cedar Hill Road area
73 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-08-15 D. Johnston 2 Sandy Mush Game Land
74 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-08-08 D. Johnston 2 Leicester area
75 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-08-04 D. Johnston et al. 15 Buncombe County butterfly count
76 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-08-04 Doug Johnston 16 Sandy Mush Game Land
77 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-08-01 Johnston, Thompson 5 Sandy Mush Game Land -- Norbo tract
78 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-07-28 D. Johnston 4 Sandy Mush Game Land
79 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-07-25 D. Johnston 2 Alexander Park
80 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-07-24 D. Johnston 3 Leicester area
81 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-07-18 D. Johnston 2 Leicester area
82 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-06-06 D. Johnston 1 yard near Leicester
83 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2013-05-21 R. Stickney 3 N.C. Arboretum and French Broad River area
84 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-10-23 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
85 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-10-17 G. Lankford 0 Britten Cove
86 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-10-16 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land - Cedar Hill Section
87 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-10-05 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
88 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-10-05 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
89 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-08-26 D. Johnston 6 Sandy Mush Game Land
90 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-08-25 D. Johnston 3 Leicester area
91 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-08-21 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
92 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-08-18 D. Johnston 2 Leicester area
93 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-08-10 D. Johnston 3 Leicester area
94 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-08-05 R. Stickney 2 near NC Arboretum
95 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-08-05 G. Lankford 7 North Buncombe butterfly count
96 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-08-05 Doug Johnston 2 Leicester patch
97 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-07-30 D. Johnston 3 Leicester area
98 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-07-22 D. Johnston 3 Sandy Mush Game Land
99 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-07-20 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
100 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-07-15 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
101 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-07-11 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
102 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-07-08 D. Johnston 2 Sandy Mush Game Land
103 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-05-27 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
104 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-05-27 Doug Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
105 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-05-10 Doug Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
106 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-05-07 E. Shaw party 0
107 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-05-06 D. Johnston 6 Sandy Mush Game Land
108 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-05-06 E. Shaw party 0
109 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-05-06 Doug Johnston 8 Sandy Mush Game Land
110 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2012-04-30 D. Johnston 2 Leicester area
111 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-09-25 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
112 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-09-23 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
113 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-08-10 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
114 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-08-07 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
115 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-08-02 G. Lankford 8 North Buncombe County count
116 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-07-31 D. Johnston 2 Sandy Mush Game Land
117 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-07-28 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
118 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-07-24 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
119 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-07-21 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
120 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-07-17 D. Johnston 2 Sandy Mush Game Land
121 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-07-15 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
122 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-07-13 Ricky Davis, Gail Lankford, Doug Johnston, Jeff Pippen 1 Bear Creek Rd. and Sandy Mush Gameland
123 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-07-08 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
124 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-06-28 G. Lankford 2 Big Ivy Creek area
125 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-06-17 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
126 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-06-16 D. Johnston 1 Leicester area
127 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-06-12 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
128 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-06-06 D. Johnston 2
129 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-05-30 D. Johnston 2 northern Buncombe
130 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2011-05-10 G. Lankford 0 Biltmore Estate
131 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-09-17 D. Johnston 8
132 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-09-14 D. Johnston 13 Sandy Mush Game Land
133 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-09-12 D. Johnston 16 Sandy Mush Game Land
134 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-09-06 D. Johnston 1
135 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-08-22 D. Johnston 13 Sandy Mush Game Land
136 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-08-04 G. Lankford 35 Buncombe County butterfly count
137 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-07-19 G. Lankford 1 Warren Wilson College
138 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-07-16 D. Johnston 15 Sandy Mush Game Land
139 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-07-01 G. Lankford 1
140 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-06-10 G. Lankford 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
141 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-05-30 S. Wood 1 Butler Mountain; 3,400 feet
142 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-05-30 S. Wood 1 Butler Mountain; 3,400 feet
143 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2010-05-20 D. Johnston 1 Sandy Mush Game Land
144 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2009-09-03 G. Lankford 13 Buncombe County "count"
145 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2009-05-29 G. Lankford 0
146 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2006-08-26 Lankford 0
147 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2006-07-08 J. Pippen 4 Pisgah NF
148 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2006-06-14 R. Emmitt 1 North Carolina Arboretum
149 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2005-10-03 Lankford 0 yard
150 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2005-09-15 Lankford 0 yard
151 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2005-09-14 S.Garriock 4
152 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2005-08-11 Lankford 0
153 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2004-09-19 Lankford 0
154 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2004-06-26 HEL,Pippen 1 Pisgah National Forest
155 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2004-05-14 G. Lankford 0 ENRI
156 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2003-10-22 N. Baldwin 2 N.C. Arboretum
157 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2002-07-07 Pippen 1 Pisgah NF
158 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2002-06-17 S. Wood 1
159 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2001-09-10 S. Wood 0
160 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2000-09-06 S. Wood 1
161 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2000-08-12 N. Baldwin 1
162 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2000-07-14 N. Baldwin 20 N.C. Arboretum
163 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2000-07-02 HEL,Pippen 8 Pisgah National Forest
164 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2000-05-26 S. Wood 2
165 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2000-05-08 S. Wood 1 NC Arboretum
166 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 2000-04-29 C. Kessler 1
167 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1998-08-02 D. Carter 2
168 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1998-08-01 D. Carter 15
169 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1998-05-22 D. Carter 3
170 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1998-05-19 S. Wood 1
171 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1997-09-20 HEL 2
172 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1997-09-19 S. Wood 1
173 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1997-09-16 D. Carter 2
174 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1997-09-14 D. Carter 15
175 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1997-09-11 S. Wood 1
176 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1997-09-10 S. Wood 3
177 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1997-09-03 S. Wood 1
178 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1997-08-11 S. Wood 1
179 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1997-08-07 S. Wood 1
180 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1997-06-10 S. Wood 1
181 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1997-05-20 S. Wood 1
182 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1996-09-03 R. Young 1
183 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1996-08-15 R. Young 1
184 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1996-08-10 Thompson 2
185 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1995-09-14 R. Young 1
186 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1995-08-19 R. Young 1
187 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1995-08-10 R. Young 1
188 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1995-08-05 R. Young 1
189 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1995-07-25 R. Young 1
190 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1995-07-23 H. Mahan 2
191 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1995-07-19 R. Young 1
192 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1995-07-04 N. Baldwin et al 4 July 4 count
193 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1995-06-04 R. Young 1
194 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1994-07-23 R. Young 1
195 Red-spotted Purple Buncombe 1991-05-11 R. Young 1